I want to put a check mark using Zapfdingbats on a specific location in my PDF document.
What I achieved so far is this: I can show the check mark but it's on the side of the document and not on the specific X, Y coordinate that I want it to be.
Let's start with a
PdfFont object that knows how to draw a Zapfdingbats character:
PdfFont zapfdingbats = PdfFontFactory.createFont(FontConstants.ZAPFDINGBATS);
Once you have a
PdfFont object, you can create a
Paragraph p = new Paragraph(zapfstring).setFont(zapfdingbats);
zapfstring is a
string containing any Zapfdingbats character you want.
To add this text at an absolute position, you can use the
showTextAligned() method and
PdfWriter's direct content:
PdfCanvas pdfCanvas = new PdfCanvas(pdfDoc.getPage(pageNumber)); new Canvas(pdfCanvas, pdfDoc, page.getPageSize()) .showTextAligned(p, 200, 500, pdfDoc.getPageNumber(page), TextAlignment.CENTER, VerticalAlignment.MIDDLE, 0);
500 are an X and Y coordinate and
0 is an angle expressed in degrees. Instead of
TextAlignment.CENTER, you can also choose
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